START-UPS

AEROPOWDER Ltd

YEAR FOUNDED 2016
LOCATION UK

Feather waste conversion into advanced functional materials

AEROPOWDER is a project aiming to utilize poultry feather waste to develop and manufacture a range of sustainable, low cost and high performance additive materials.

Chicken feathers possess a wide range of highly attractive properties, including a strong lightweight structure, thermal insulation and hydrophobic properties. While these are properties are attractive from a materials design perspective, the poultry industry currently considers the feathers that are removed from chickens as a low value waste product.

Our project aims to take the waste feathers from the poultry industry and process them into into additive materials that capture the advantageous properties of feathers and allow for the subsequent creation of high performance bio-composites. Major advantages of AEROPOWDER will be that by utilizing a waste product the raw material costs will be kept low, the manufacturing process will be kept cost efficient and as a sustainable material that is also biodegradable, AEROPOWDER composites will be more environmentally friendly than composites containing synthetic materials.

 

Get in touch

CONTACT

Elena Dieckmann
elena@aeropowder.com

Ryan Robinson
ryan@Aeropowder.com

Start-Ups Archive you may be interested in
Start-Ups Archive
CarbonCloud

CarbonAte is a complete menu planning tool for restaurants,...

CarbonCloud
Start-Ups Archive
Chrysalix Technologies

Chrysalix Technologies is an Imperial College bioeconomy spin-out company...

Chrysalix Technologies
Start-Ups Archive
Delft IMP

Delft IMP (Intensified Materials Production) uses gas phase deposition technologies for...

Delft IMP
Start-Ups Archive
ChillServices

Refrigeration is one of the main drivers in supermarkets...

ChillServices
Start-Ups Archive
Synano

Current cooling technologies will be inadequate for future needs...

Synano
Start-Ups Archive
Tempiro

Tempiro allows homeowners to monitor and control any electrical...

Tempiro
Start-Ups Archive
Furbish

The creation of new strategies for office work is...

Furbish
Start-Ups Archive
Epishine

PHASE ONE Indoor Energy Harvesting: The first phase we’re focusing...

Epishine
Start-Ups Archive
OfficeVitae

OfficeVitae provides a unique and integrated approach to generating...

OfficeVitae
Start-Ups Archive
2nd Skin Façade System

Many ageing buildings suffer from draft and cold walls....

2nd Skin Façade System
Start-Ups Archive
Heliac

Heliac develops, manufactures and sells foils that generate high-temperature...

Heliac
Start-Ups Archive
Quantum Electric

Electric motors used in electric vehicles today only operate...

Quantum Electric
Start-Ups Archive
Salcape Carbon Capture

Salcape presents a patented process for the removal of...

Salcape Carbon Capture
Start-Ups Archive
LightFi

LightFi is a simple, retrofit building automation solution that...

LightFi
Start-Ups Archive
Aqubiq

Aqubiq creates a smart water sensor to help people...

Aqubiq
Start-Ups Archive
PeelPioneers

PeelPioneers has developed a bio-refinery concept that turns citrus...

PeelPioneers
Start-Ups Archive
Sunchem

Sunchem is an industrial research and development company, applying...

Sunchem
Start-Ups Archive
SmartFarming

SmartFarming offers a smartphone application to increase the income...

SmartFarming
Start-Ups Archive
Fritts

Fritts monitors the performance of PV solar systems. Currently...

Fritts
Start-Ups Archive
Coffee Based

Coffee grounds are labelled as waste, but Coffee Based sees...

Coffee Based
Start-Ups Archive
Agroloop

Agroloop is a sustainable feed ingredient and organic fertilizer...

Agroloop
Start-Ups Archive
Polytential

Polytential developed the Virtual Chemist. The Virtual Chemist is...

Polytential